Drake's two new singles easily secure the top two spots this week.
Outside of features, we hadn't heard a new Drake solo track since last June's "Signs" until this past week, when Drizzy dropped two fresh ones off under the title Scary Hours. That's an uncharacteristically long drought for the 6 God, and his fans responded accordingly. Both new tracks rocketed to the top of our chart within days.
Along with Drake, Juicy J is the only other artist to have multiple appearances in the top ten this week. New tracks barely missing out on spots include A$AP Ferg's "Family" (#11), Dave East and Tory Lanez's "Woke Up" (#13), Joey Bada$$ and Dessy Hinds' "King to a God" (#14), and Kodak Black's "1800 Nights" (#15).
10. Young Thug Feat. Trouble & Shad Da God - MLK
To commemorate the civil rights holiday last Monday, Young Thug dropped off a new track honouring Martin Luther King Jr. Thankfully, it was a little more respectful than the treatment he gave King's contemporary Malcolm X on last year's "Relationship" ("Poppin' ex like we Malcolm"). "MLK" debuts at #10.
Juicy J's now survived multiple regime changes in rap, lasting long enough to be anointed by yet another generation of up-and-coming artists. Lil Pump tapped him for "Trap Jumpin," an unofficial track that's been removed from the web, but nevertheless debuted at #9.
8. Jay Rock Feat. Kendrick Lamar & Future - King's Dead
TDE just announced a massive tour today, and prior to that, January's already given us two excellent TDE posse cuts. The second of those is Jay Rock's "King's Dead," which is down six places in its second week out, from #2 to #8.
7. Kodak Black - Poetical G
Another week, another Kodak Black loosie that charts. "Poetical G" is a freestyle over Meek Mill's "We Ball," and despite only receiving a 25% user rating, the song debuts at #7.
6. Juicy J Feat. Wiz Khalifa & Lil Peep - Got Em Like That
On this highlight from his new tape SHUTDAFUKUP, Juicy J links with yet another artist who's just about half his age, albeit one who recently died far too young. The Lil Peep and Wiz Khalifa-assisted "Got Em Like That" debuts at #6.
5. Tinashe Feat. Offset - No Drama
Despite the title of her latest single, there's certainly been a lot of drama surrounding the subject of Tinashe's official follow-up to 2014's Aquarius, which seems to have been in a holding pattern for years. "No Drama" is her latest attempt to drum up interest for the project, and it debuts at #5.
4. Lil Uzi Vert - 200 My Dash
Lil Uzi's been sparring with label boss DJ Drama on Twitter lately, but that hasn't stopped him from dropping off new loosies. "200 My Dash" is the latest of these, and it debuts at #4.
3. 21 Savage - Pause
21 and Metro Boomin's "Pause" is rumoured to be a remnant from the Savage Mode sessions, but wherever it's from, it's unofficial, because the song's been removed from YouTube. Nevertheless, people are clearly checking for it, as it's up one spot from #4 to #3 in its second week out.
2. Drake - Diplomatic Immunity
The less melodic and more rap-centric of Drizzy's two new tracks, "Diplomatic Immunity" almost resembles one of his classic "[time of day] in [place]" tracks, especially because Boi-1da's behind the boards. This one debuts at #2 with almost double the number of views as the next-biggest track.
1. Drake - God's Plan
Despite the fact that there were plenty of Drake fans more excited about the return to bars on "Diplomatic Immunity," "God's Plan" was destined to be the bigger song. This one received nearly double the views in its first week out, so watch out for it on the radio.